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Thanksgiving, A National Day of Mourning for American Indians

By joan-jerkovich On Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:34:00

Thanksgiving, A National Day of Mourning for American Indians

The Pilgrims brought disease, mass murder, theft of land, forced relocation and other injustices. Their arrival culminated in the death of 10 to 30 million native people. At the “First Thanksgiving”, the Wampanoags provided most of the food, and signed a treaty granting Pilgrims the right to ...

 
 

A New Thanksgiving Tradition: Eating Out

By ksal-staff On Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:00:36

A New Thanksgiving Tradition: Eating Out

A number of families won't be dining on a home cooked meal this Thanksgiving. According to a National Restaurant Association survey, an estimated 30-million Americans will be going out to eat or getting carry-out for all, or part of the meal. Nearly 65-percent of those who are tapping the serv...

 
 

What You Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving

By ksal-staff On Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:00:17

What You Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving

When it comes to interesting facts about the Thanksgiving holiday, it's a virtual horn of plenty. What some of us call Turkey Day didn't become a national holiday until 1863. Just weeks before President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, he proclaimed the last Thursday of November a...

 
 

ACLU Revises Gay Marriage Suit to Raise New Claims

By associated-press On Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:17:15

ACLU Revises Gay Marriage Suit to Raise New Claims

The American Civil Liberties Union has revised its lawsuit over gay marriage in Kansas to raise new claims that the state is refusing to recognize the unions performed in Kansas and other states. Their amended complaint, filed Wednesday, seeks to force the state to recognize same-sex marriages fo...

 
 

Pittsburg Clears Way For Potential Casino Project

By associated-press On Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:13:48

Pittsburg Clears Way For Potential Casino Project

Pittsburg city commissioners have approved an ordinance annexing 130 acres of land near the city's outskirts at the request of a casino development group that wants access to city services. The Crawford County Planning and Zoning Commission and the Crawford County Commission last week approved si...

 
 

Truck Damaged At Salina Motel

By ksal-staff On Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:21:53

Truck Damaged At Salina Motel

A truck taking up multiple parking spaces may have prompted a vandal to damage it. A Colorado man's truck was damaged during a stay at a Salina motel. Police say that 41-year-old Wyatt Duckand from Longmont, Colorado, was staying at the La Quinta Inn at 201 East Diamond Drive Monday night. Somet...

 
 

Man Arrested In Counterfeit Case

By ksal-staff On Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:10:16

Man Arrested In Counterfeit Case

A Salina man was arrested after allegedly trying to make a purchase with a counterfeit $20 bill. Salina Police allege that 49-year-old Darrell Morgenstern on Tuesday attempted to purchase a bottle of water at the Family Dollar store on West Crawford Street with a counterfeit $20 bill. The clerk s...

 
 

Lower Gas Prices, More Travelers

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:44

Lower Gas Prices, More Travelers

There is good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be driving. During the holiday weekend, 46.3 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007, according to car group AAA. Th...

 
 

Protests Spread Across Country; Kansas

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:48:34

Protests Spread Across Country; Kansas

Protests Tuesday spread across the country, and Kansas, with demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., New York City, Seattle, Los Angeles, and elsewhere shutting down bridges and roads one day after a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black 18-year-old. ...

 
 

Brownback: ‘Everything’ on Table to Fix Budget Gap

By associated-press On Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:47:02

Brownback: ‘Everything’ on Table to Fix Budget Gap

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he is "looking at everything" to fill a projected $279 million budget deficit for this fiscal year, including the possibility of tweaking the state's income tax policy. The Wichita Eagle reports the governor spoke briefly to reporters Monday while leaving a meeting ...

 
 
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